As of 6pm on December 6, 2014, DOST had located Typhoon Ruby 190 km east of Northern Samar and 90km east of Dolores, Eastern Samar. Typhoon Ruby had decreased its maximum sustained winds at 175 kph yet it had gone slower.

Light to moderate and heavy rains are expected in Cebu and other nearby areas as posted on DOST’s official Facebook page. Those living in low lying areas are still warned about flooding with the mountainous areas are at risk of landslides. Strong winds are expected.

Manila’s maximum temperature is 31.1c while the lowest is 22.9c. Eastern Visayas is expected to sustain heavy rainfall.

News Typhoon Ruby as of December 6, 2014 Updates
PAGASA reported as of 5pm that Ruby had once again gained speed just before it had made landfall. Typhoon Ruby is expected to landfall in Dolores, Eastern Samar at around 8 to 10 pm on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Strong surges, according to ABS-CBN news, might reach to 4.5 meters high. Accompanied by heavy to intense rainfall.

Signal No.2 is also expected to be on Metro Manila on Monday, December 8, 2014, according to Vicente Malano of PAGASA. Typhoon Ruby is expected to be out of PAR by Wednesday, December 10.

Storm signal number 3 has been hoisted over the following areas. These areas should expect winds of 101 to 185 kph in at least 18 hours.

  • Catanduanes
  • Albay including Burias Island
  • Sorsogon
  • Masbate
  • Ticao Island
  • Northern Samar
  • Eastern Samar
  • Samar
  • Biliran
Signal number 2 (winds of 61 to 100 kph in at least 24 hours) is up over the following areas:

  • Camarines Sur
  • Romblon
  • Aklan
  • Capiz
  • Northern Cebu including Cebu City
  • Bantayan Island
  • Leyte
  • Southern Leyte
Signal number 1 (winds of 30 to 60 kph in at least 36 hours) remains up over the following areas:

  • Southern Quezon
  • Camarines Norte
  • Marinduque
  • Batangas
  • Occidental Mindoro
  • Oriental Mindoro
  • Antique
  • Iloilo
  • Guimaras
  • Northern Negros
  • Rest of Cebu
  • Bohol
  • Surigao del Norte, including Siargao Island
  • Dinagat Island

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